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Int J Surg Case Rep


Jejunal perforation complicating dermatomyositis.


Lee D, Jeong W S, Hyun C L, Kim J S
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019; 65:245-248.
PMID: 31734477.


Small bowel perforation is rare in dermatomyositis (DM). However, it is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. In line with the SCARE criteria, we describe a case of jejunal perforation for a DM patient (Agha et al., 2018 [1]).